Michael P. Fleming, (June 25, 1963 – July 1, 2020) former Harris County Attorney, has been a practicing attorney in the Houston, Texas area for over 30 years. His background includes having previously served as the elected County Attorney for Harris County, Texas. Mr. Fleming was elected Harris County Attorney in 1996 and re-elected in 2000.
As a practicing attorney, Mr. Fleming has represented clients in the state and federal trial and appellate courts including arguing and winning cases before The Supreme Court of the United States and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is Board Certified as a specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law and Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is rated AV (Best) by Martindale-Hubbell.
He has served as a member of the boards of directors of the University of Saint Thomas, the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority and the Harris County Housing Authority. He is also a life member and founding director of a director of the Irish Society of Houston and a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. His biography has been published in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law. His firm recently established the Michael P. Fleming Law Scholarship open to prospective law students.
Mr. Fleming received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saint Thomas in Houston and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston College of Law. Mike has as completed eight marathons including two in Dublin, Ireland. He is an honorary member of the Castlemahon History Group and established the Castlemahon History Scholarship to help foster the interest of local history for this Limerick, Ireland Village. His brother and sister-in-law own the famous Irish Castle House Ballyglunin Park.
He and his wife, Former Judge Natalie Fleming, have six children and reside in Houston.